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youngdollhopes37 Sun 21-Aug-16 14:51:00

Hi everyone

I'm currently seeing a fertility consultant at the moment and have been told my ovarian reserve is one. I had been recommended by some on here about trying coenzyme q10 but I'm worried about taking it as I'm epileptic & on tablets for type 2 diabetes. At the moment willing to try anything to prolong my eggs & better my changes. My husband and I have only been to two appointments.

blue2014 Sun 28-Aug-16 10:47:47

I think you might have to ask a doctor about that one, sorry. I want to help but just don't know the answer. I took CO10 without problems but have no existing health problems. I can't see why it would cause difficulties but it's probably worth checking out.

bananafish81 Sun 28-Aug-16 10:59:57

I would check with your Dr but I have epilepsy and was fine with Coq10

The most important supplement to be on is prescription strength 5mg folic acid, because anti epilepsy drugs intefere with folate metabolism and thus increase the risk of neural tube defects

If you're not already on this, get some from your GP

blue2014 Sun 28-Aug-16 11:26:55

Oh banana, you are bloody brilliant - honestly I read this thinking "hmm, I'm not even sure the brilliant banana could answer this" and you did! You're amazing
(Sorry to derail)

bananafish81 Sun 28-Aug-16 11:41:50

Haha thanks Blue!!

My litany of medical issues comes in handy sometimes grin

Hope all is well with you and bump! X

blue2014 Sun 28-Aug-16 13:45:15

Thanks banana, wishing the best for your FET flowers

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